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2020 brought a wave of discrimination and harassment allegations against major companies like Amazon, McDonald’s, and Pinterest. These are some of the year’s high-profile legal battles.

The #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements have exploded in recent years, shedding light on systemic racial and gender bias across American society, and in particular, within American workplaces. In 2020, workers spoke publicly in increasing numbers, often by taking their employers to court over pay disparities, harassment and abuse, and toxic […]
2020 brought a wave of discrimination and harassment allegations against major companies like Amazon, McDonald’s, and Pinterest. These are some of the year’s high-profile legal battles.
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Pinterest’s $22.5 million gender discrimination settlement is another example of how Black women are ignored, say senior women of colour in the tech industry

Prominent women of colour in the tech industry have said Pinterest’s $US22.5 million gender discrimination settlement with its former COO Francoise Brougher is another example of how Black women are ignored. Senior figures in the industry contrasted the settlement with the way Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks, two Black […]
Pinterest’s $22.5 million gender discrimination settlement is another example of how Black women are ignored, say senior women of colour in the tech industry
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Pinterest has paid $22.5 million to settle a gender discrimination suit from former executive Francoise Brougher, who claimed she was fired after speaking up

Pinterest on Monday paid $US22.5 million to end a lawsuit brought by Francoise Brougher, its former chief operating officer, who alleged gender discrimination. Brougher claimed she was paid less than male colleagues and that she was excluded from meetings. Pinterest admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement. It and Brougher will […]
Pinterest has paid $22.5 million to settle a gender discrimination suit from former executive Francoise Brougher, who claimed she was fired after speaking up